Workers, peasants, women, teachers and students celebrated the Karl Marx Bicentenary on May 5, 2018 at the University of the Philippines with poems, skits, songs and artworks.
Prof. Jose Ma. Sison made the keynote address delving into the current crisis of the world monopoly capitalist system and the resurgence of proletarian revolutionary struggles.
Dr. Ramon Guillermo announced the translation into Filipino of Das Kapital and other works of Marx.
The event was capped by the Internationale with the special tolling of the U.P. Carillon bells.